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BOSTON – Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a bipartisan bill filed by U.S. Sen. Edward Markey to crack own on robocalls by requiring telecomm carriers to more aggressively use technology to identify spam and block those calls at no cost to the consumer. The TRACED Act cleared the Senate on Thursday, and was […]
BOSTON – Senate leaders have come up with an ambitious plan they believe will help drive down the cost of expensive and unfairly priced drugs. The proposal to improve access to medication arrives three weeks after Gov. Charlie Baker put forward his own sweeping health care bill that seeks to cap the growth of expensive […]
BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker’s ban on the retail sale of vaping products in Massachusetts is hanging in limbo Thursday after an Appeals Court judge denied the administration’s request to stay a lower court order that Baker amend his ban and reissue it by Monday. The decision by Appeals Court Judge Kenneth Desmond late Wednesday […]
BOSTON –  Gov. Charlie Baker has appealed a Superior Court judge’s ruling that would lift the governor’s four-month ban on the sale of nicotine vaping products on Monday unless the administration makes changes. The governor’s office and Attorney General Maura Healey’s office confirmed that the appeal had been filed, along with a motion asking the […]
House approves campaign finance reporting changes